Media release I Litigation and international arbitration specialist joins Gadens
21 November 2017
National firm Gadens has appointed Dermott Lynch as a Partner in its Disputes Team in Sydney.
Dermott joins Gadens after 10 years of operating his own legal practice in London, specialising in commercial litigation, international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.
Dermott’s appointment follows the recent announcements that Brett Feltham (Employment Advisory), James Roland (Banking & Finance) and Kathy Merrick (Disputes) have joined Gadens as partners in Sydney.
Grant Scott-Hayward, Gadens Chief Executive Officer said:
“Dermott is an exciting appointment for Gadens. He offers specific multiple jurisdiction and sector expertise, and is skilled in providing clients with legal solutions through conventional and innovative litigation processes and funding arrangements. Dermott will play a key role in progressing our growth and development strategy in the Sydney market”.
Commenting on his decision to join Gadens, Dermott Lynch said:
“I commenced my career at Gadens many years ago and, since then, the firm has continued to foster a culture that delivers strategic legal and commercial solutions to its clients. Gadens’ Disputes Team is well recognised in the Australian market and overseas, and joining the firm means we can continue to expand our offering to clients, providing them with the best possible outcomes”.
Acting for clients ranging from private equity and public companies to hedge funds and financial services clients, Dermott’s practice includes advising in relation to complex contentious domestic and international disputes and portfolio litigation.
“Dermott’s expertise will complement our existing capabilities in commercial litigation, disputes and arbitration. His multijurisdictional and sector experience will further deepen our offerings to clients, contributing to the firm’s future growth. It gives us great pleasure to welcome Dermott to Gadens”, concludes Mr. Scott-Hayward.
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